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Bassford Remele is a full-service litigation firm located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Founded in 1882, the firm represents local, national and international clients in all areas of civil litigation.

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Jeffrey R. Peters

Attorney

Email: jpeters@bassford.com

Phone: 612.746.1097

Fax: 612.746.1297

Jeff Peters is a litigator who focuses his practice on toxic tort and product liability disputes. Jeff represents manufacturers, distributors, contractors and other clients in jurisdictions across the country. He also represents clients through trial in matters ranging from contract disputes to property damage claims. He is licensed to practice in the state courts of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Illinois, the federal courts of Minnesota and Wisconsin, and in the Seventh Circuit United States Court of Appeals.

Prior to joining Bassford Remele, Jeff worked for three years as a litigation attorney in the Twin Cities metropolitan area with a focus on asbestos and insurance defense matters. Prior to that, he served as a legal extern for the Honorable Dale B. Lindman at the Ramsey County District Court and as a judicial law clerk at the La Crosse County Circuit Court.

Jeff graduated cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law. He also received Dean’s List honors and was nominated for the Burton Award for the Best Motion Practice Memorandum. He was a member of the Rosalie E. Wahl Moot Court Team and studied abroad in London, England.  Jeff received his undergraduate degree magna cum laude in Business Administration and Economics from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa.


Practice Areas

Civil Litigation
Product Liability
Toxic Tort Litigation



Jeffrey R. Peters

Attorney

Email: jpeters@bassford.com

Phone: 612.746.1097

Fax: 612.746.1297

Education

William Mitchell College of Law

J.D., 2012
Honors:  Cum laude; Dean’s List

Wartburg College

B.A., Business Administration and Economics, 2009
Honors: Magna cum laude




Jeffrey R. Peters

Attorney

Email: jpeters@bassford.com

Phone: 612.746.1097

Fax: 612.746.1297

Bar Admissions

State Bars
Minnesota, 2013
Illinois, 2014
Wisconsin, 2012

Federal Bars
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2015
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2014
U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 2014

Appellate Bars
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 2015



Jeffrey R. Peters

Attorney

Email: jpeters@bassford.com

Phone: 612.746.1097

Fax: 612.746.1297

Judicial Clerkship

Ramsey County District Court, The Honorable Dale B. Lindman
     Legal Extern, 2012

La Crosse County Circuit Court, Wisconsin, The Honorable Todd W. Bjerke
     Law Clerk, 2011




Jeffrey R. Peters

Attorney

Email: jpeters@bassford.com

Phone: 612.746.1097

Fax: 612.746.1297

Professional Awards and Memberships

Minnesota State Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association

Ramsey County Bar Association

Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

Defense Research Institute




Jeffrey R. Peters

Attorney

Email: jpeters@bassford.com

Phone: 612.746.1097

Fax: 612.746.1297

Community Involvement

Mentor, William Mitchell College of Law Mentor Program, 2012 - 2015

Volunteer, Tubman, 2013 - 2015




Jeffrey R. Peters

Attorney

Email: jpeters@bassford.com

Phone: 612.746.1097

Fax: 612.746.1297

Representative Cases

Goemaat v. 3M Company, et al., No. LALA075008 (Mahaska Cnty. Iowa; order dismissing client dated December 22, 2016) (obtained summary judgment for client where Court found no genuine issue of material fact regarding exposure to asbestos).

Dao v. Cellco P’ship, No. 14-1219, 2015 U.S. Dist. Lexis 158246 (D. Minn. Nov. 24, 2015)

Thomas D. Philipsborn Irrevocable Ins. Trust v. Avon Capital, LLC, No. 11 C 3274, 2015 U.S. Dist. Lexis 130451 (N. D. Ill. Sept. 28, 2015)




Jeffrey R. Peters

Attorney

Email: jpeters@bassford.com

Phone: 612.746.1097

Fax: 612.746.1297

Publications

A Year with Amended Rule 26(b)(1), For The Defense, March 2017 (Co-Authored with B.R. Browning)

The Minnesota Supreme Court Clarifies that a Non-Negligent Subcontractor Is Not Required to Indemnify a General Contractor Even When the General Contractor is an Additional Insured Under the Subcontractor’s Insurance Policy, MB Legal News, July 2013




Jeffrey R. Peters

Attorney

Email: jpeters@bassford.com

Phone: 612.746.1097

Fax: 612.746.1297

Jeff Peters is a litigator who focuses his practice on toxic tort and product liability disputes. Jeff represents manufacturers, distributors, contractors and other clients in jurisdictions across the country. He also represents clients through trial in matters ranging from contract disputes to property damage claims. He is licensed to practice in the state courts of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Illinois, the federal courts of Minnesota and Wisconsin, and in the Seventh Circuit United States Court of Appeals.

Prior to joining Bassford Remele, Jeff worked for three years as a litigation attorney in the Twin Cities metropolitan area with a focus on asbestos and insurance defense matters. Prior to that, he served as a legal extern for the Honorable Dale B. Lindman at the Ramsey County District Court and as a judicial law clerk at the La Crosse County Circuit Court.

Jeff graduated cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law. He also received Dean’s List honors and was nominated for the Burton Award for the Best Motion Practice Memorandum. He was a member of the Rosalie E. Wahl Moot Court Team and studied abroad in London, England.  Jeff received his undergraduate degree magna cum laude in Business Administration and Economics from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa.


Practice Areas


Civil Litigation
Product Liability
Toxic Tort Litigation

Education


William Mitchell College of Law

J.D., 2012
Honors:  Cum laude; Dean’s List

Wartburg College

B.A., Business Administration and Economics, 2009
Honors: Magna cum laude

Bar Admissions


State Bars
Minnesota, 2013
Illinois, 2014
Wisconsin, 2012

Federal Bars
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2015
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2014
U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 2014

Appellate Bars
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 2015

Judicial Clerkship


Ramsey County District Court, The Honorable Dale B. Lindman
     Legal Extern, 2012

La Crosse County Circuit Court, Wisconsin, The Honorable Todd W. Bjerke
     Law Clerk, 2011


Professional Awards and Memberships


Minnesota State Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association

Ramsey County Bar Association

Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

Defense Research Institute


Community Involvement


Mentor, William Mitchell College of Law Mentor Program, 2012 - 2015

Volunteer, Tubman, 2013 - 2015


Representative Cases


Goemaat v. 3M Company, et al., No. LALA075008 (Mahaska Cnty. Iowa; order dismissing client dated December 22, 2016) (obtained summary judgment for client where Court found no genuine issue of material fact regarding exposure to asbestos).

Dao v. Cellco P’ship, No. 14-1219, 2015 U.S. Dist. Lexis 158246 (D. Minn. Nov. 24, 2015)

Thomas D. Philipsborn Irrevocable Ins. Trust v. Avon Capital, LLC, No. 11 C 3274, 2015 U.S. Dist. Lexis 130451 (N. D. Ill. Sept. 28, 2015)


Publications


A Year with Amended Rule 26(b)(1), For The Defense, March 2017 (Co-Authored with B.R. Browning)

The Minnesota Supreme Court Clarifies that a Non-Negligent Subcontractor Is Not Required to Indemnify a General Contractor Even When the General Contractor is an Additional Insured Under the Subcontractor’s Insurance Policy, MB Legal News, July 2013